Swimming Pool / Spa
Inspection Report


Linn County Public Health
1020 - 6th Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone: (319) 892-6000 Fax: (319) 892-6099
E-mail: health@linncounty.org
  Facility Name: Top Shape Gym
Address: 2120 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA  52404
Person Contacted: Robart Markot
Title: CPO
Registration No: SP57-012-100 \ SP57-012-101
Type: Routine

Water Quality Information
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-012-100 SP57-012-101
Area (ft.): 1800 0
Volume (Sq. ft.): 53640 0
Filter Type: Sand Sand
Filter Rate:
Turnover Rate:
Chlorine (Free): 1.4 4.6
ORP: 844 829
Pool: 1-8ppm, ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 0.6ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Spa: 2-8 ppm ORP 700-880 mV
If less than 1.0ppm or greater than 8.0ppm = closure
Chlorine (Total): 2.0 5.8
Chlorine (Combined): 0.6 1.2
Bromine: N/A N/A
Pool: 2-18ppm Spa: 4-18ppm
Cyanuric Acid: N/A N/A
Must be less than 80 ppm
pH: 7.4 7.2
Pool and Spa: 7.2ppm-7.8ppm
If less than 6.8 or greater than 8.2 = closure
Total Alkalinity: 50 70
Calcium Hardness: 210 500

 

Water Quality Information (continued)
Name: Indoor Pool >= 1500 sq ft Indoor Spa
Registration No: SP57-012-100 SP57-012-101
Temperature (F): 80 102.5
Spa must not exceed 104°
Type of Disinfectant: Chlorine Chlorine

Smoke Free Air Act
1. Facility in compliance with smoking ban?
( If no, complete complaint form )

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1) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)h 25
  Comment: A copy of your CPO's Certification shall be located kept with the operational records.
  Item: Copies of certificates (CPO, Lifeguard, First Aid, Basic Water Rescue, and CPR) kept in facility
   
2) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)l 25
Spa: 15.51(5)j 18
  Comment: A written emergency plan shall be provided, reviewed, and signed off on annually by all staff.
  Item: A written emergency plan shall be provided and reviewed annually
   
3) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(4)h(1) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)f 14
  Comment: A copy of the latest VGB compliant drain covers along with their life expectancy and installation date shall be kept with the operational records.
  Item: Main drain and Safety Vacuum Release System documentation (VGB) with dates of installation must be kept in facility. Each SVRS shall be tested monthly and the test dates recorded
   
4) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f(5) 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e(6) 17
  Comment: All maintenance on the filters (backwashing/changing/cleaning)shall be recorded on the daily log sheets.
  Item: Dates when filters are backwashed, cleaned, or changed included in Operational Records
   
5) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)f 24
Spa: 15.51(5)e 17
  Comment: Monthly microbial analysis shall be done and a copy shall be kept in the operations binder. Dates of cleaning/draining/ pool and spa shall be recorded on the daily log sheets. MSDS forms shall be provided, reviewed, and signed off on annually by all staff.
  Item: Records shall include results of chemical tests, results of microbial analyses, reports of complaints/injuries/illnesses, daily water temp. (spa), dates of draining/cleaning, and dates of review of MSDS
   
6) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(2)e 10 and 11
Spa: 15.51(2)e 11 and 12
  Comment: Two manual tests shall be done each day, including Sundays.
  Item: Manual tests are not being conducted as often as necessary
   
7) Management/Personnel Pool: 15.4(6)b 23
  Comment: Two Pool Rules signs shall be posted in that pool area.
  Item: "Pool Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rules sign shall include No diving in shallow end, No horseplay, and No running on deck. Post conspicuously at a minimum of 2 locations within the swimming pool enclosure.
   
8) Management/Personnel Spa: 15.51(5)b 16 and 17
  Comment: Each spa shall have at least one sign with the above information.
  Item: "Spa Rules" signage incorrectly posted. Rule sign shall include Persons with medical condition, including pregnancy, should not use the spa without first consulting with a physician, Anyone having a contagious disease shall not use the spa, Persons shall not use the spa immediately following exercise or while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, or other drugs, Persons shall not use the spa alone or without supervision, Children shall not be accompanied by an adult, Persons shall not use the spa longer than ten minutes, Persons shall not use the spa longer than 10 minutes, No one shall dive or jump into spa.
   
9) Management/Personnel Spa: 15.51(5)b(8) 17
  Comment: Pool and Spa max capacity shall be posted in the pool and spa area.
  Item: "Spa Batherload" not posted or incorrectly posted. One individual per 2 lineal ft of inner edge of seat or bench.
   
10) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(2) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)a(4) 8
  Comment: Gauges shall be clear and easy to read.
  Item: Recirculation system shall have an operating gauge installed in the proper location near filter
   
11) Filtration/Recirculation Pool: 15.4(1)b(4) 8
Spa: 15.51(1)e 9
  Comment: Weirs shall be installed in all skimmers in the pool and spa.
  Item: Skimmer shall have an easily removable basket/screen upstream from any valve and have a Self-adjusting weir in place
   
12) Water Quality Pool: 15.4(2)a(1) 9
  Comment: Many previous readings for the pool's chlorine have been recorded lower than 1.0. Pools shall have free chlorine residual of 1.0-8.0. IF FREE CHLORINE IS LOWER THAN 0.6 OR HIGHER THAN 8.0 AT ANY TIME, POOL SHALL BE CLOSED IMMEDIATELY AND MANAGER SHALL BE NOTIFIED. The pool shall remain closed until the free chlorine residual is back in the normal range of 1.0-8.0.
  Item: Pool water shall have a free chlorine residual of at least 1.0 ppm and no greater than 8.0 ppm, or a total bromine residual of at least 2.0 ppm and no greater than 18.0 ppm when pool is in use
   
13) Water Quality Spa: 15.51(3)b(2) 12
  Comment: Spa shall be drained at least once per every 3 weeks. This shall be documented on daily log sheets.
  Item: A spa containing 500 gal of water or less shall be drained once a week, a spa over 500 gal to 2000 gal shall be drained once every 2 weeks, and a spa over 2000 gal shall be drained once every 3 weeks
   
14) Marking Pool: 15.4(4)j(1) 20
  Comment: Depth markers shall be legible and include 'No Diving" in shallow areas.
  Item: Depth Markers shall be painted or otherwise marked on the deck within 3 ft. of the edge of the swimming pool
   
15) Marking Spa: 15.51(5)c 17
  Comment: Depth markers shall be legible and include 'No Diving" in spa area.
  Item: Spa depth shall be posted at a conspicuous location near spa in numerals or letters at least 3 inches high
   
16) Decks Pool: 15.4(4)k(1) 21
Spa: 15.51(4)h(1) 15
  Comment: Spa and Pool decks shall have 4 feet of clear walking space around them. This area shall be free of chairs and/or tripping hazards.
  Item: Pool and Spa decks shall be maintained slip-resistant, and free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards.
   
17) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(6) 18
Spa: 15.51(4)d 13
  Comment: When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure.
  Item: Swimming pools where lifeguards are not provided shall have a designated emergency phone and shall be available to users of swimming pools when the swimming pool is open. When the telephone is not within the confines of the swimming pool, the location of the emergency telephone shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the swimming pool enclosure. Instructions for emergency use of the telephone shall be posted near the telephone.
   
18) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)l(1) 19
  Comment: The door to the pool and spa area shall remain closed at all times.
  Item: A swimming pool shall be enclosed by a fence, wall, building, or combination thereof not less than 4 ft. high.
   
19) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)f(3) 17
  Comment: Shepard's crook shall be mounted in a conspicuous area around the pool deck.
  Item: Lifesaving equipment shall be mounted in conspicuous places around the swimming pool deck during normal operations
   
20) Safety Pool: 15.4(4)m(2) 22
Spa: 15.51(4)j(4) 16
  Comment: Underwater pool lights shall work properly and staff shall know how and when to turn them on.
  Item: Lighting shall be used for pool/spa so that all portions including main drain can be seen, and shall be in working order.
   
  Name   Date
Inspector: Inspection:
     
Report Received By: Received:
Reviewed By: Reviewed:

These items must be corrected as soon as possible in order to comply with the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pool and Spa Rules. A letter regarding the actions which will be taken in order to correct all deficiencies must be submitted within 30 days to this office. If for any reason you take issue with any of the items cited regarding swimming pool rules, a variance can be requested by following the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Swimming Pools manual, amended July 8th, 2009, page 57, section 641-15.7 (135I). Variance requests regarding spa rules must be made in compliance with the instructions in the Iowa Department of Public Health Spa manual, revised July 8th, 2009, page 32, section 641-15.7 (135I).